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Compose a Card #4

Becky, thank you. This was much easier. :) Becky Oehlers has really amazing Compose a Card challenges. And they are challenges, but that's what makes it fun. Here is this week's:


I really like the combination of green, black and white. I do have a '70's flashback aversion to the particular shade of avocado, but it does look pretty in this scenario. Just not next to orange and yellow in wallpaper or kitchen appliances, and I think we're fine. Anywho...This is my take on it:


Paper: PTI True Black, White, Ripe Avocado
Ink: Versafine Onyx, SU Old Olive (and marker)
Stamps: PTI Sweet Love, Simple Little Things
Other: Offray organdy and narrow satin ribbon, PTI Black satin, Avocado button, oval scallop punch

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  1. Cheryl, I love your card! Great design--so clean & simple and I like how you flipped it on end. This is a set I don't have and haven't looked at in ages. Love all the swirly designs. Thanks for reminding me that there are many great sets we might be forgetting!

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  2. So different from the other's I have seen in this challenge so far Cheryl. LOVE it. (Clever of you to use the love oval as your negative!)

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  3. Beautiful card Cheryl!!! It's so elegant, and I really like the color combo.

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  4. You did a great job with the challenge. I need to give it a go!

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  5. So elegant! I love the scalloped oval with the stamped sentiment!

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  6. Cheryl, I love your take on this sketch! Great idea to flip the sketch.

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  7. Cheryl your card is FABULOUS!! You did such a great job on the challenge!!

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  8. Great job! Love the colors. Will have to take a look at that challenge as well.

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  9. Love your take on the sketch! Really, really cool!!

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  10. I almost use my sweet love stamp set too!! I love that set and you did an awesome job! Beautiful!!

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  11. wow cheryl! Fun to see what you are up to.

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  12. Hi Cheryl! I am convinced your blog hates me, it keeps eating my comments! I love your card, it is perfection!

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